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Solo-Vehicle Crash on 7th Standard Rd Near Golden State Hwy Hospitalizes 2 in Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA – According to KBAK, in the early hours of Tuesday, March 26, 2024, a 28-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man found themselves hospitalized with major injuries following a solo-vehicle crash in northwest Bakersfield.

The incident, as reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), occurred at approximately 1 AM along eastbound 7th Standard Road, near the Golden State Highway.

According to authorities, the driver of the vehicle lost control for reasons yet to be determined, leading to the fatal crash in which the vehicle veered off course and collided with a raised curb, causing it to overturn,

Both occupants of the vehicle suffered severe injuries and were transported to a local hospital for urgent medical treatment. The nature and extent of their injuries have not been disclosed at this time.

The circumstances surrounding the crash remain under investigation by the CHP. Details regarding potential contributing factors such as speed, road conditions, and any possible impairment are expected to be scrutinized as part of the ongoing inquiry.

Personal Injury Claims

Those who might find themselves in an accident like the one described above should be aware that some portion of liability for a solo-vehicle crash may be found to belong to circumstances outside the driver’s control such as irresponsible driving by other vehicles in the area or even unsafe roadway conditions for which local government bears responsibility. Those responsible for these outside factors may owe compensation to anyone injured in such a crash.

Passengers should also be aware that they may be owed compensation by the driver of their vehicle. Of course, there may be challenging emotions around filing a personal injury claim with the insurance provider of someone with whom the injured has a personal relationship. This is where the service of a compassionate personal injury attorney can prove especially helpful, in addition to negotiating with insurance providers to ensure full compensation is received.

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